Kasukuwere files $1 million defamation lawsuit against Martin Dinha & Zimpapers journalists

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Zanu-PF national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has filed a $1 million defamation lawsuit against Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Martin Dinha and Zimpapers journalists for publishing Dinha’s utterances against him.

Through his lawyers, Coghlan, Welsh and Guest, Kasukuwere alleges that Dinha’s statements that he was plotting to remove President Robert Mugabe by setting up parallel Zanu PF structures in Mashonaland Central, that were published by Zimpapers were “false and defamatory”. The summons list Zimpapers as the first defendant, Dinha as second, The Herald editor, Caeser Zvayi, Sunday Mail editor, Mabasa Sasa and two of their reporters.

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Saviour KasukuwereZimpapersMartin Dinha

Saviour Kasukuwere is a politician, businessman and farmer. He is the former Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and National Housing and former Zanu- PF national political commissar. He was expelled from Parliament as the (Mount Darwin South) legislator in November 2017 following the military... Read More About Saviour Kasukuwere

Zimbabwe Newspapers (Zimpapers for short) is a government-owned newspaper publisher and commercial printer. It is the publisher of daily newspapers The Herald, The Chronicle, B-Metro and H-Metro. It has two Sunday newspapers, The Sunday Mail and The Sunday News. The company also publishes a provincial... Read More About Zimpapers

Martin Dinha is a Zimbabwean politician aligned to the ZANU PF party and minister of state for provincial affairs Mashonaland Central. Read More About Martin Dinha

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